The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 20 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 77 53 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.17% 8.17% 7.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.83% 11.04% 9.63%
Number of salaries quoted 75 42 60
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £43,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
783 480 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 83.03% 73.96% 77.50%
Number of salaries quoted 646 390 593
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -8 52 £33,500 -4.28% 7
Kettering - 8 £32,500 -
Wellingborough - 5 £37,500 -
Corby - 1 £65,000 - 1
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 73 (47.71%) Java
2 65 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (42.48%) Degree
3 62 (40.52%) C#
4 59 (38.56%) Computer Science
5 58 (37.91%) SQL
5 58 (37.91%) J2EE
6 45 (29.41%) OO
7 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
8 39 (25.49%) Windows
8 39 (25.49%) Mathematics
9 38 (24.84%) C
10 37 (24.18%) C++
10 37 (24.18%) OOD
11 36 (23.53%) .NET
12 34 (22.22%) Linux
13 33 (21.57%) TDD
13 33 (21.57%) Web Development
14 32 (20.92%) Unit Testing
14 32 (20.92%) Spring
15 31 (20.26%) Scrum
15 31 (20.26%) OOP
16 27 (17.65%) JSP
16 27 (17.65%) Pair Programming
17 26 (16.99%) EJB
17 26 (16.99%) Enterprise Software
18 25 (16.34%) Servlets
19 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
19 24 (15.69%) hybris
20 23 (15.03%) Selenium

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.19%) IIS
2 7 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.27%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.31%) Internet
1 2 (1.31%) VoIP
2 1 (0.65%) RFID
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.15%) Oracle Database
2 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) SQLite
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (15.03%) Selenium
1 23 (15.03%) FitNesse
1 23 (15.03%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.46%) JUnit
3 3 (1.96%) MSBuild
3 3 (1.96%) CruiseControl
3 3 (1.96%) Subversion
4 2 (1.31%) NUnit
4 2 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.65%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.65%) Redmine
5 1 (0.65%) JIRA
5 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 16 (10.46%) Finance
2 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.88%) Games
4 7 (4.58%) Electronics
4 7 (4.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.27%) Marketing
5 5 (3.27%) Retail
5 5 (3.27%) Law
5 5 (3.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 73 (47.71%) Software Engineer
2 67 (43.79%) Developer
3 35 (22.88%) Java Developer
4 24 (15.69%) C Software Engineer
4 24 (15.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 20 (13.07%) Senior Software Engineer
6 18 (11.76%) Java Software Engineer
7 17 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
7 17 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 16 (10.46%) Senior Developer
9 15 (9.80%) .NET Developer
10 14 (9.15%) Graduate
11 13 (8.50%) Analyst
11 13 (8.50%) C# Software Engineer
12 10 (6.54%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 8 (5.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 8 (5.23%) Senior .NET Developer
14 7 (4.58%) Embedded C Engineer
14 7 (4.58%) Embedded C Software Engineer
14 7 (4.58%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (37.91%) J2EE
2 36 (23.53%) .NET
3 32 (20.92%) Spring
4 27 (17.65%) JSP
5 26 (16.99%) EJB
6 25 (16.34%) Servlets
7 23 (15.03%) XML
8 18 (11.76%) Struts
9 16 (10.46%) jQuery
9 16 (10.46%) Web Services
9 16 (10.46%) ASP.NET
10 15 (9.80%) HTML
11 12 (7.84%) .NET Framework
12 11 (7.19%) CSS
13 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 8 (5.23%) Java EE
16 5 (3.27%) WCF
16 5 (3.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 5 (3.27%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (38.56%) Computer Science
2 39 (25.49%) Mathematics
3 26 (16.99%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (10.46%) Physics
5 8 (5.23%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.27%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) Animation
7 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.49%) Windows
2 34 (22.22%) Linux
3 7 (4.58%) UNIX
4 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.48%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (29.41%) OO
3 37 (24.18%) OOD
4 33 (21.57%) TDD
4 33 (21.57%) Web Development
5 32 (20.92%) Unit Testing
6 31 (20.26%) Scrum
6 31 (20.26%) OOP
7 27 (17.65%) Pair Programming
8 16 (10.46%) Project Planning
9 13 (8.50%) Image Processing
10 12 (7.84%) MVC
11 8 (5.23%) Workflow
11 8 (5.23%) Performance Management
11 8 (5.23%) Integration Testing
12 7 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (4.58%) Logistics
12 7 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (3.92%) Multithreading
14 5 (3.27%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (47.71%) Java
2 62 (40.52%) C#
3 58 (37.91%) SQL
4 40 (26.14%) JavaScript
5 38 (24.84%) C
6 37 (24.18%) C++
7 8 (5.23%) Embedded C
8 4 (2.61%) VB
9 3 (1.96%) RPG
10 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.31%) PHP
10 2 (1.31%) Python
11 1 (0.65%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.65%) VC++
11 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 65 (42.48%) Degree
2 19 (12.42%) PhD
3 17 (11.11%) Sun Certification
4 6 (3.92%) ISEB
5 5 (3.27%) OCPJP
5 5 (3.27%) OCMJD
6 2 (1.31%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) PMP
7 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (15.69%) Microsoft
1 24 (15.69%) hybris
2 21 (13.73%) Oracle
3 18 (11.76%) Sun
4 5 (3.27%) Reuters
5 2 (1.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) Intel
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience, potential f
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Novacroft
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Cummins
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago